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Knuth's hypothetical machine, used in The Art of Computer Programming v.1, Donald Knuth, A-W 1969.


A ready-mixed batch of concrete, plaster, or mortar.


On drawings, abbr. for mixture.


(1) (Multimedia Internet EXchange) An Internet access point that supports quality of service (QoS) for multimedia traffic. See NAP and MPLS.

(2) (Medical Information EXchange System) A health information exchange (HIE) system for Windows from SETECS Medical Technologies (www.setecs.com). MIX enables interfacing to any EMR/EHR system that supports the HL7 messaging standard. Issued to both patients and healthcare providers, PIV-compliant smart cards provide strong security (see PIV).
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The following are suggested strategies that can be used by nurses, as well as physicians and pharmacists in an effort to prevent mix-ups between the conventional (non-lipid) and lipid-based formulations of amphotericin B:
The agency anticipates that medical gas mix-ups will be largely averted if (1) users can more readily identify portable cryogenic containers that contain medical gases, and (2) the gas-use-outlet connections on these containers cannot be easily removed other than by the manufacturers responsible for filling them.
As a cell makes copies of faulty DNA, it creates more faults, which themselves cause more mix-ups to occur, accelerating the mutation rate, notes Meyn.
This year Chester is heating things up by adding Flamin' Hot & Cheezy Mix-Ups to the full line of Cheetos snacks, and by giving chances to win the ultimate beach vacation.
Ung said the incident wasn't "a big political issue" but that further mix-ups could have "negative political consequences" for the Olympic movement.
This not only allows the drinker to express individuality, it also avoids bottle mix-ups and offers the chance for individuals to exchange messages.
Other bizarre mix-ups saw people identify Edinburgh as Istanbul, Newcastle as Sydney, Liverpool as Vancouver and Birmingham as Frankfurt.
Police have now assigned an officer to each family and their primary concern is to ensure no identity mix-ups occur when bodies are released.
ACCIDENTS and mix-ups that take place over the coming days turn into a blessing in disguise and could in fact lead to love and romance for many of you.
And many have been awarded huge payouts for blunders such as undetected tumours, falls on hospital wards, medication mix-ups and allergic reactions.
She discovered more problems at the plant, such as drug mix-ups, incorrect dosages, cross-contamination and unsafe storage conditions.